(October 1961)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Vista Publications, Inc.
Brand
MC
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Distributed to newstands in July 1961. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

Distribution date from Joseph Marek's Marvel Comics Group history website.


The Abominable Snowman (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's the Abominable Snowman!!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Abominable Snowman [Victor Cartwright]; Fred Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The cover art is also the splash page of the lead story.

I Found the Abominable Snowman! [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Ray Holloway ?

Job Number
V-329
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is there really an Abominable Snowman?
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Victor Cartwright; Fred Cooper; Don Jordan
Synopsis
A TV producer fakes a film of the Abominable Snowman in the arctic, but runs afoul of an ancient underground civilization of lizard-men and a giant octopus.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

[I Found the Abominable Snowman!], Part 2: The Snowman's Secret! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-329
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once again I return from the surface world without having found our brother!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Victor Cartwright; Fred Cooper; Don Jordan
Reprints

The Recipe (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
K-338
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Josie was a tomboy.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Josie
Synopsis
A tomboyish girl tries out cooking to appease her mother, but accidentally cooks a witch's brew, totally inappropriate for a fairy like her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

Something Missing!! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-330
First Line of Dialogue or Text
We brought every imaginable gift to the strange, deadly world...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Sally; Tom
Synopsis
The first mission to Mercury has a stow-away, the lover of one of the pilots. The captain is angry, but when they arrive on Mercury they find that the natives are hostile, and only the girl's display of love towards the pilot convinces them that the humans have something of value to offer.
Reprints
Keywords
Mercury

He Waits in the Dark! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Steve Ditko [as S. Ditko] (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko [as S. Ditko] (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-328
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Somewhere in Europe stands a shabby tenement, in a shabby neighborhood in a shabby city!
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A mysterious janitor comes to work for a slumlord, but he has strange powers and ends the man's evil ways.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Abominable Snowman
  2. 1. I Found the Abominable Snowman! [Part 1]
  3. 2. [I Found the Abominable Snowman!], Part 2: The Snowman's Secret!
  4. 3. The Recipe
  5. 4. Something Missing!!
  6. 5. He Waits in the Dark!
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